The Doctoral Programme Democracy Studies is an interdisciplinary doctoral training at the University of Zurich under the Social Sciences group in the Graduate School of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Democracy Studies supports the study of diverse and multifaceted qualitative and quantitative approaches to the phenomenon of democracy and its manifestations.
Fall Semester 2023
|9th Swiss Summer School in Democracy Studies "Democracy and Peace"||11-15 September 2023||Daniele Caramani (UZH)||UZH, KOL and PEA||Democracy Studies Curriculum - Core Module|
|Democracy Studies Research Colloquium||28 September 2023
|Doreen Spörer-Wagner (UZH)||AFL F 172/173||Democracy Studies Curriculum- Core Module (members only)|
|Democracy Studies Module II - Empirical Approaches to Democracy||2-3 November 2023
|Daniel Kübler (UZH)||AFL F 172/173||Democracy Studies Curriculum- Core Module|
|Democracy Studies Workshop Democracy in Practice - Democracy Goes to School||27 October 2023
29 November 2023
|Monika Walids (FHNW)||AFL F 172/173
|Democracy Studies Curriculum- Advanced Module|
|The Dragon After the Pandemic||15 November 2023||
Daniel Kübler (UZH)
|KOL - G - 217||CIS Workshop|
|Democracy Studies Annual Lecture
||30 November 2023
|Gwendolyn Sasse Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) Berlin||AFL F 121||UZH Agenda|
“The DPDS gave me a heartfelt and supportive environment, where I could learn and grow during my time as a PhD student, expand my academic horizon, and establish wonderful friendships that will remain.” D.K.
“With its close-knit and supportive cohort of peers, the varied and stimulating course offer, and an enjoyable and well-adjusted environment, DPDS has been one of the best educational/professional decisions I have ever made.” C.V.
“It feels enriching to be a newcomer to the Democracy Studies community after a gap year without attending any uni courses. For me, Democracy Studies means an exciting exchange with like-minded people. We can grow together.” R.C.